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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd April 1991 Two trains collided on the DLR at West India Quay.
22nd April 1930 US, Britain and Japan sign London Naval Treaty
22nd April 1925 Born today: George Cole, London England, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers)
22nd April 1899 Born today: Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Iceman Cometh)
22nd April 1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
22nd April 1737 William Hicks (MP for Wallingford) was attacked by highwayman Dick Turpin and associate in a coach travelling to London through Epping Forest.
Perfect for looking at Stars
Could this be an inner-city star spotting location?
Location: 10 Earlham Street, WC2H
Description: Star-spotting...although close to The Ivy...this is a differemt kind of star.
Indeed if you look up at this building above the corner of the street you'll see perched on the top what looks suspicously like like a telescope viewing point.
With a dome and glass partition - could this be a inner-city night sky viewing point?
Or does Batman project his signal from this very spot?
You decide but do look up!